Death of Primate’s mother

Death of Primate’s mother Archbishop Eamon Martin with his mother Catherine

The death has occurred of Mrs Catherine Martin, mother of the Primate of All-Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin. She was in her 90s when she died in Derry on Wednesday.

Mrs Martin’s remains are reposing at 28 Balmoral Avenue, Derry and her funeral Mass will take place on Friday March 23, at 10am in St Patrick’s Church, Pennyburn, Derry.

Originally from Iskaheen in Co. Donegal, Mrs Martin spent most of her life living in the Pennyburn area of Derry.

The Irish Catholic would like to extend sincere sympathy to Archbishop Eamon and his family at this sad time. May she rest in peace.